Putin has said that Russia is seeking for a rapid resolution, believes that the war in Ukraine must come to a close as soon as possible. The conflict’s resolution is the Russian President’s core goal, he told reporters The earlier the better “Added he. For the first time, Putin referred to it as a “war” as opposed to “a special military operation.”
It was said shortly after Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s well-known journey to US. US President Joe Biden expanded arms shipments and committed to providing Patriot surface-to-air missiles as part of the US’s biggest commitment supporting Ukraine. On December 22, Biden welcomed the president of Ukraine with a high-profile VIP welcome.
Putin downplayed the significance of the Patriot defense system that Biden offered to provide Zelenskiy by asserting that Russia will find a way to resist it. Russia will “crack” the Patriots, he claimed. Additionally, Putin described the Patriot as “very outdated” and claimed that such moves would simply serve to prolong the fight.
US and Russia – “Indirectly at War”?
Russia claims that Biden’s actions have shown that the US and Russia are indirectly at war. Biden and Volodymyr Zelenskyy, according to Dmitry Peskov, a Kremlin spokesman, “had not shown that they were willing to hear Russia’s concerns.”
According to Peskov, Zelenskyy never make aware of the continue shelling of civilian areas in the cities and villages of Donbas, nor were any serious calls for peace hear.
In the meantime, in reaction to Putin’s comments about bringing an end to the war as quickly as possible, Ukraine and also its supporters have raised doubts.
Putin has not expressed the least indication of wishing to discuss a settlement to the situation, which started on February 24 with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, says White House spokesman John Kirby.
Putin, on the other hand, is acting in a manner that shows he wants to escalate the conflict and continue inflicting suffering on the people of Ukraine, he said.
The Russian president stated that any parties involved in a dispute eventually sit down and achieve a solution, and he added that the sooner some who disagree with Kremlin realise this, the better. Russia had never “given up,” he claimed, on such prospects.